Shootout leaves one person dead in south Columbus


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One person is dead after a shootout in south Columbus.  

According to the Columbus Division of Police, around 1:34 a.m., Thursday, officers were called to a gas station in the 1500 block of Lockbourne Road on the report of a shooting.  

When officers arrived on scene, they found a male victim, lying in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital where he later died.  

Police say that it appears a shootout happened in the parking lot between multiple people and the victim was shot at that time.  

Police continue to investigate and ask anyone with information to call the CPD Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477. 

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